3/11: Tampa Bay Times: For Buckhorn’s big speech, a backdrop that’s all about renewal
Mayor Buckhorn will deliver his 2014 State of the City speech at the Armature Works Building in historic Tampa Heights. Like last year’s location of the Kress Building in downtown, the space will highlight the area’s possibilities.
3/11: Forbes.com: America’s Most Affordable Cities
Tampa ranks as one of the top 20 most affordable cities in the United States, according to Forbes. More than 75% of housing in the area is affordable to families earning the median income.
3/12: Tampa Tribune: MacDill set to receive more tankers under budget plan
While the Air Force will cut 500 aircraft from their fleet worldwide, MacDill could add an additional eight KC-135 Stratotankers, aerial refueling jets.
3/15: Tampa Tribune: 'Foodie Mayor' Buckhorn says bars, eateries mean jobs, allure
Mayor Buckhorn relishes his title of “Foodie Mayor.” He believes that by encouraging restaurants, bars, and more generally, emerging foodie culture in Tampa we can continue to make our city a destination for young professionals. If you want to learn more about Tampa’s emerging foodie scene, watch the latest episode of the Mayor’s Hour featuring local James Beard semifinalists.
3/15: Bay News 9: Work progresses on ambitious Tampa Heights river project
This is the time for historic Tampa Heights, a neighborhood on the verge of a renaissance. The City is restoring Ulele Spring and investing in Water Works Park, reshaping the space and bringing new amenities. In addition, Richard Gonzmart of the Columbia Restaurant Group is transforming the historic Water Works building into a new restaurant, called Ulele.